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Forum: Exercises 08-27-2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,535
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Robb- What kind of a difference did you note...

Robb-

What kind of a difference did you note in your rock bottom squat bests compared to your best PL squat numbers?
Forum: Exercises 08-16-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,437
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Robb- Yes, this is the same piece that I was...

Robb-

Yes, this is the same piece that I was referencing. Makes things clearer now, thanks for the all the replies.
Forum: Exercises 08-14-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,437
Posted By Gregory Spilson
I recall that some time ago Robb Wolf (I think in...

I recall that some time ago Robb Wolf (I think in a Performance Menu issue) had made the comment that Sledgehammer work was inferior in overall scalibility to a hammer throw. Just curious what the...
Forum: Nutrition 05-06-2006, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,027
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Here's a perspective from a different part of the...

Here's a perspective from a different part of the world. I lived and worked in Eastern Europe for several years. In former Yugoslavia, they consume a great deal of meat, potatoes, white bread and...
Forum: Nutrition 05-02-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,081
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Roger that. Thanks guys, I never seem to find...

Roger that. Thanks guys, I never seem to find exactly what I need via the search function.
Forum: Nutrition 05-02-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,081
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Robb- I know that you have stated before that...

Robb-
I know that you have stated before that you use creatine regularly for the potential health benefits. A few questions.....First, do you go through any kind of "loading" phase? Do you use it...
Forum: CrossPit 04-08-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,286
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Wait, no I didn't! Still hungover...........

Wait, no I didn't! Still hungover...........
Forum: CrossPit 04-08-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,286
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Sorry, meant that for the other thread!

Sorry, meant that for the other thread!
Forum: CrossPit 04-08-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,286
Posted By Gregory Spilson
I actually was in attendance for the Strikeforce...

I actually was in attendance for the Strikeforce even that's been referenced. It actually set a N. American record for attendance to an MMA event. I agree with the earlier statement that much of...
Forum: Nutrition 03-18-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,819
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Dr G.- You take CLO year round, as do I. Do...

Dr G.-

You take CLO year round, as do I. Do you take any other fish oil supplements in addition? Or do you feel that you get more bang for your buck with CLO? Gracias.
Forum: Exercises 03-18-2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,461
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Here's 2 http://westsidebar.net/videot/GHR.mpg...

Here's 2

http://westsidebar.net/videot/GHR.mpg

http://www.drsquat.com/index.cfm?action=viewequipment&equipmentID=701
Forum: Exercises 03-18-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Gregory Spilson
All good comments. Thanks for the replies, gents.

All good comments. Thanks for the replies, gents.
Forum: Exercises 03-17-2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Alright, I know what the difference is between...

Alright, I know what the difference is between the two. However, I was just curious as to what functional benefits one has over the other. I could see where the power versions actually make you...
Forum: Exercises 02-26-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,142
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Dan- Along with your praise of Bill Neider, do...

Dan-

Along with your praise of Bill Neider, do you think that this movement is a valuable addition to a S&C program? Any personal experiences with it? Thanks.
Forum: Exercises 02-26-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,142
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Actually, if memory serves me, the exercise was...

Actually, if memory serves me, the exercise was invented by a gold medalist shotputter. I know there's another variation of it with 2 hands, but it almost seems like the load would be greatly...
Forum: Exercises 02-26-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,142
Posted By Gregory Spilson
I've seen this movement pop up here and there on...

I've seen this movement pop up here and there on a few forums, so I decided to give it a try the other day. I did a 5x5 with each arm and realized that it's a mother of an exercise. Has anybody...
Forum: Exercises 02-09-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,836
Posted By Gregory Spilson
If you want to do a useful, and slightly...

If you want to do a useful, and slightly dangerous variation of the REAL leg press, try doing a barbell pullover and place on the soles of your feet, then press it with your legs. It's probably...
Forum: Nutrition 12-22-2005, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,493
Posted By Gregory Spilson
For me, I have found that eating in tune with...

For me, I have found that eating in tune with season helps to tolerate extreme temps in either direction. I tend to try and get more animal fats in the winter time, and my fats from nuts, seeds,...
Forum: Fitness 12-20-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,713
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Chris- The Kali/Escrima stuff seems to be the...

Chris-

The Kali/Escrima stuff seems to be the right place to look. Dan Inosanto and his affiliates seem to be some of the foremost authorities. Most of these guys put to shame the saying, "Don't...
Forum: Fitness 12-20-2005, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,713
Posted By Gregory Spilson
I've studied a few of the aforementioned MAs...

I've studied a few of the aforementioned MAs (Krav, BJJ, Judo), but I think that an art that should be mentioned if we are talking about "reality" is some of the Filipino/SE Asian knife fighting...
Forum: Fitness 12-20-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,674
Posted By Gregory Spilson
When performing a back extension (reverse hypers...

When performing a back extension (reverse hypers in particular), to hold the position isometrically like an L-sit? I remember that it was mentioned that the static contraction in the lower back that...
Forum: Fitness 12-20-2005, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,454
Posted By Gregory Spilson
I've been doing "dislocates" with a towel to...

I've been doing "dislocates" with a towel to assist in shoulder flexibility as part of a warmup and intermittenly throughout the day. I know that other movements (OHS, the OLY lifts themselves) will...
Forum: Fitness 11-30-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,496
Posted By Gregory Spilson
I guess where I thought about it was something...

I guess where I thought about it was something more like in boxing, or even gymnastics when performing an l-sit.
Forum: Fitness 11-30-2005, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,496
Posted By Gregory Spilson
...ever beneficial? I know there's the talk that...

...ever beneficial? I know there's the talk that they can inhibit running, jumping, etc.. But, are there any situations where they might prove to benefit an athlete? Just shooting off the hip with...
Forum: Exercises 11-23-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,816
Posted By Gregory Spilson
Don't want to divert attention from your original...

Don't want to divert attention from your original post, Gary, but I do have a question pertaining to the deadlift. Does anybody know the root (or validity) of the whole "The deadlift burns out your...
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